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Astros’ George Springer to make debut

Houston Astros' George Springer (4) heads back to first base as Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante throws to first base in the fifth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Houston. Springer was picked off attempting to steal second. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — George Springer got his first game with the Houston Astros out of the way on Wednesday night.

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Homer by Moustakas lifts Royals over Astros 6-4

Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas connects for a solo home run against the Houston Astros in the 11th inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — Mike Moustakas has been mired in such a tough start to the season he joked that he tried to do a little something extra to make sure the ball he hit in the 11th inning would carry out of Minute Maid Park.

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Dodgers’ Ramirez leaves after getting hit by pitch

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez has left the game against the San Francisco Giants after getting hit by a pitch on the top of his left hand. The team says X-rays on his hand were negative.

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Mariners falter in 9th, lose 3-2 in Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The ace pitchers were out of the game, and the Seattle Mariners had the lead with two outs in the ninth inning.

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Tigers edged by Indians 3-2

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians in Detroit, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — Torii Hunter has done a lot of things and put up some big numbers in his 18-season career. Sacrifice bunts, though, aren’t exactly his specialty.

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